Other cities in the 864 area code include: Greer, Gaffney, Clemson, Laurens, Union, Clinton, Easley, Blacksburg, Simpsonville, Central, Abbeville, Lyman, Fountain Inn, Pickens, Travelers Rest, Pendleton, Belton, Williamston, Honea Path, Westminster, Cowpens, Pelzer, Salem, Walhalla, Six Mile, Liberty, Inman, Mc Cormick, Chesnee, Boiling Springs, Piedmont, Woodruff, Pacolet, Joanna, Jonesville, Gray Court, Due West, Ware Shoals, Calhoun Falls, Landrum, Clarks Hill, Mountville, Plum Branch, Chappells, Fair Play, Saluda, Iva, Ninety Six, Mount Carmel, Troy, Starr, Sharon, Enoree, Hodges, Waterloo, Townville, Cross Hill, and Campobello.
Greenville is the county seat of Greenville County in the upstate region of South Carolina, in the United States. The city's mayor is Knox White, who has served in that position since December 1995. With an estimated population of 64,579 as of 2015, it is the sixth-largest city in the state. The population of the surrounding area was 400,492 as of 2010, making it the third-largest urban area in South Carolina as well as the fastest growing. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA had a population of 874,869 in 2015, making it the largest in South Carolina and the third largest in the Carolinas.Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Combined Statistical Area. According to United States Census Bureau, the CSA had a population of 1,426,625 as of 2015, making it the largest CSA in the state. The CSA, a 10-county region of northwestern South Carolina, is known as " The Upstate ". Greenville is located approximately halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, along Interstate 85, and its metropolitan area also includes Interstates 185 and 385.Greenville has gained recognition in various national publications such as CNN Money, which ranked Greenville as one of the "Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S." Bloomberg named Greenville the 3rd Strongest Job Market, 2010; and Forbes named Greenville the 13th Best City for Young Professionals.
Spartanburg is the largest city in and the county seat of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States, and the twelfth largest city by population in the state. Spartanburg has a municipal population of 37,013 and an urban population of 180,786 as of the 2010 census. The Spartanburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, corresponding to Spartanburg County and Union County, had a population of 317,057 as of the 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Spartanburg is the second-largest city in the greater Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson Combined Statistical Area which has a population of 1,385,045 as of 2014. It is part of a 10-county region of northwestern South Carolina known as " The Upstate," and is located 98 miles (158 km) northwest of Columbia, 80 miles (130 km) west of Charlotte, North Carolina, and about 190 miles (310 km) northeast of Atlanta, Georgia.
Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 26,686 at the 2010 census, and the city was the center of an urbanized area of 75,702. It is one of the principal cities in the Greenville-Mauldin-Anderson Metropolitan Statistical Area, contiguous with Anderson County, which had a population of 187,126 at the 2010 census. It is further included in the larger Greenville - Spartanburg -Anderson, South Carolina Combined Statistical Area, with a total population of 1,266,995, at the 2010 census. Anderson is just off Interstate 85 and is 120 miles (190 km) from Atlanta and 140 miles (230 km) from Charlotte.Anderson is the smallest of the three primary cities that makes up the Upstate region and is nicknamed "The Electric City" and "The Friendliest City in South Carolina". Anderson's spirit and quality of life have earned national recognition as Anderson County was named an " All-America City " in 2000.Anderson is the home of Anderson University, a selective private comprehensive university of approximately 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students.
The 864 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 4:16 PM on Oct 02, 2023.